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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Namibia

Namibia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 21.7 % 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 46.1 % 2018
Employed Persons 725742 Thousand Person | 725.742 Million Person 2018
Unemployed Persons 364411 Thousand Persons | 364.411 Million Persons 2018


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Namibia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Namibia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Namibia increased to 21.7 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 37.6 % and minimum was 2.04 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
21.7 2021 21.11.2022
2.79 2020 01.07.2021
33.4 2018 28.03.2019
34 2016 11.08.2017
28.1 2014 31.12.2014
29.6 2013 31.12.2013
27.4 2012 31.12.2012
37.6 2008 31.12.2008


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Namibia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Hage Gottfried 21.03.2015 - 34.0000 34.0000 34.0000 34.0000 0.00%
Hifikepunye Lucas 21.03.2005 - 21.03.2015 37.6000 28.1000 37.6000 27.4000 -25.27%
Samuel Daniel 21.03.1990 - 21.03.2005 19.5000 21.9000 21.9000 19.5000 12.31%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Namibia - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Namibia?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Namibia increased to 46.1 % in 2018. The maximum rate was 46.1 % and minimum was 37.8 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
46.1 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Namibia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Namibia - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Namibia?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Namibia increased to 725742 Thousand Person (725.742 Million Person) in 2018. The maximum rate was 725742 Thousand Person and minimum was 657584 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
725742 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Namibia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Namibia - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Namibia?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Namibia increased to 364411 Thousand Persons (364.411 Million Persons) in 2018. The maximum rate was 364411 Thousand Persons and minimum was 248944 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
364411 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Namibia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Namibia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Labor Force Participation Rate 2018 71.2 % 69.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 483.489 USD/Month 483.489
Wages High Skilled 2018 1925.857 USD/Month 699.786
Wages Low Skilled  2018 187.381 USD/Month 71.714

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 3Q/22 7.4 % 7.2
Kenya 2021 6.6 % 5.4
Madagascar 2021 2.6 % 2.5
Zimbabwe 2021 5.17 % 5.7
Tanzania 2021 9.3 % 9.5
Togo 2021 4 % 3.9
Tunisia 2Q/22 15.3 % 16.1
Nigeria 4Q/20 33.3 % 27.1
Sudan 2021 19.81 % 17.7
Morocco 3Q/22 11.4 % 11.2
Senegal 2Q/22 22 % 25.8
Seychelles 2021 3 % 4
South Africa 2Q/22 33.9 % 34.5
Uganda 2021 2.9 % 2.8
Rwanda Aug/22 18.1 % 23
Liberia 2021 4.1 % 4
Zambia 2021 13 % 12.2
Mozambique 2017 25.04 % 24.37
Namibia 2021 21.7 % 21.4
Ghana 2021 4.7 % 4.7
Swaziland 2021 25.8 % 25.5
Libya 2021 19.6 % 20.1
Algeria 3Q/18 11.7 %
Angola 2022 30.2 % 30.8
Benin 2021 1.6 % 1.6
Botswana 2021 24.5 % 23.3
Burkina Faso 2018 6.1 %
Burundi 2021 1.8 % 1.7
Central African Republic 2021 6.6 % 6.4
Chad 2021 1.9 % 1.7
Comoros 2021 9.4 % 9.2
Republic of the Congo 2021 23 % 22.8
Equatorial Guinea 2021 9.2 % 9.9
Eritrea 2021 8 % 7.9
Ethiopia 2018 19.1 % 16.9
Gabon 2021 22.3 % 22
Gambia 2021 11.2 % 11.1
Guatemala 1Q/21 2.2 % 2
Guinea 2021 6.3 % 6.1
Guinea Bissau 2021 6.8 % 6.7
Lesotho 2021 24.6 % 24.6
Malawi 2021 7 % 6.7
Mali 2021 7.7 % 7.7
Mauritania 2021 11.5 % 11.3
Niger 2021 0.8 % 0.6
Sao Tome and Principe 2021 15.9 % 15.7
Sierra Leone 2021 5.6 % 4.6